Term Prison Library Services
Code FF-3300.6370
Definition Programs that provide access to legal reference materials, current information on community services and resources, and religious, educational, and recreational reading material for inmates in correctional facilities. Access to legal reference materials can be accomplished by inclusion of pertinent volumes in a prison library, an agreement with a law library for circulation of books on a request basis, microfiche of legal materials and/or the use of lawyers, paralegals and/or law students to assist inmates in legal matters.
Created 12/4/00
Changed 11/3/03
Use References
See Also References Libraries (TJ-4400)
Library Services (TJ-4500)
External Classification Terms Inmate Support (NPC I03.05)
Inmate Support (NTE I43)
Legal, Consumer and Public Safety Services (USA LE-450)
Legal/Public Safety (CAN LP-450)
Rehabilitation Services for Offenders (NPC I03.07)
Related Concepts
Facet Service
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